Charlotte Works Board Member Roger Collins Talks Apprenticeships

Charlotte Works Board Member Roger Collins Talks Apprenticeships

February 16, 2018 | Shameika Rhymes

In his role as a technical training manager for Siemens, Charlotte Works board member Roger Collins is responsible for coordinating the apprenticeship program and all technical training aspects at the facility. He’s no stranger to putting in the work as an apprentice, since he started his own career pathway that way. We spoke with Collins […]

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What jobs are at risk of automation in Charlotte?

January 18, 2018 Alyssa Brown

Automation is a hot topic as robots and technology evolve to fulfill everyday tasks. Society frequently associates automation with manufacturing-related jobs, and rightly so. Most assembly line positions have been replaced by machines that place products and parts on a conveyor belt to move across a factory. Though this is the most common example of […]

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Workforce leader invests $4.2 million to address economic segregation

November 13, 2017 Charlotte Works Staff

  Charlotte, N.C. – Charlotte Works announces #Careers4All community campaign that lays out strategies targeting those left out of Charlotte’s major economic development and infrastructure projects. Focusing on unemployed and under-employed residents, Charlotte Works will invest $4.2 million in workforce development during the 2017 program year and expand availability of training scholarships to moderate-income families […]

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Charlotte Works and partners host job fair with nearly 500 positions

November 9, 2017 Shameika Rhymes

Charlotte Works’ career centers, in partnership with N.C. Department of Commerce’s Veterans Services, hosted the biannual Veterans, Family and Friends job fair on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont’s Opportunity Campus. About 265 job-seekers attended the three-hour event that featured a special hour exclusively for veterans and family before opening to […]

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Software Developer career spotlight

July 11, 2017 Charlotte Works Staff

Software Developer positions were the most posted job in 2016. Interested in this high-growth career? Learn what employers are looking for and sought after skills for software developers. Click here to view.

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Delivery & Distribution Solutions – Hiring Event

February 16, 2017 Charlotte Works Staff

Delivery & Distribution Solutions (DDS), a full-service delivery and logistics company, is hiring 40 delivery drivers/couriers. Representatives will be accepting applications and interviewing on: Monday, Feb. 20 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. NCWorks Career Center 5601 Executive Center Dr. Charlotte, NC 28212 [map] 704.566.2870 Pay: $10 to $13/hour based on experience. Job-seekers should visit www.ncworks.gov […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Construction a boom for economy, job-seekers

May 13, 2016 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   Dodge Analytics, the leading provider of data analytics for the North American construction industry, predicts that it will grow by six percent in 2016. Currently, approximately 35,154 people are employed in the […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Charlotte’s fintech sector is sizzling

April 15, 2016 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   IT is hot The technology sector is growing rapidly, spurred by the needs of major firms to meet their data needs and develop solutions and software to meet the demands they face. […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Predicting 2016’s hot jobs

December 18, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   The New Year brings with it new opportunities for job-seekers in the Charlotte area. The following list contains the jobs with the most anticipated growth in the greater Charlotte area for 2016 […]

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Workforce by the Numbers: Charlotte region continues to manufacture jobs

October 16, 2015 Charlotte Works Staff

Workforce by the Numbers is our monthly look at the statistics and data that are shaping the workforce in the Charlotte region.   The Charlotte region led North Carolina and the United States in manufacturing job growth over the last five years, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics1. Between 2010 and 2015, […]

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